May’s audit of ethnic disparities could blight her planned relaunch – and, more importantly, produce policy that sets back social justice rather than takes it forward.
Posts Tagged: Multiculturalism
It comes with a stipulation of its own. My constituency estimates, to adapt my 2015 mantra, are a probability, not a prediction.
Mohammed Amin: Integration advice for French Muslims – sing La Marseillaise, simplify your name and learn chess
Become educated, dress like you belong and join a political party.
Javid wants office-holders to swear one, and thinks that all new arrivals should too. But what’s to stop it becoming a litany of political correctness?
I can just about imagine why a gay Parisian might just decide to send an unequivocal message to the Left at the next election.
Where to begin? Let’s start here…
Alex Morton: Our immigration system should be based on permits and have a cultural compatibility test
To defeat populists on the right, liberal conservatives must show that immigration, like globalisation, benefits this country and its people,
Call that white flight if you like. Call it “white avoidance” if you must. I prefer to call it civilised, bourgeois, suburban safety.
WATCH: “I no longer understand the rules.” Charles Walker questions May on the Louis Smith controversy
“This man received death threats and we have all looked the other way.”
Mohammed Amin: Integrating Muslims. The UK does better than the US (just). And both do better than France.
Unfortunately, France refuses to accept that any adaptation whatsoever is necessary, and uses Laïcité as a shibboleth to justify its stubbornness.
Trevor Philips’s new documentary asks some important questions.
The worst of the ideas associated with ‘multiculturalism’ have been pursued at a time when societal integration should have been the mantra.
Omar Khan: How serious and enduring will Cameron’s commitment to tackle racial inequality prove to be?
There is a need for a common vision that has buy-in from the party faithful to make them long-lasting – whoever takes over as the next Prime Minister.
It will achieve next to nothing – other than enabling non-violent extremists to paint it as the British state “criminalising Shariah.”
Speaking English is essential to integration, but how much farther can the state intrude in the non-criminal family lives of religious conservatives?